Adkins, an experiential learner and educator, called Williamstown home from 2007-16 and returned to town with Guanzon, an herbalist and practitioner of energetic healing modalities, to open Wild Soul River.
Three years after the closure of the mall that necessitated its creation, representatives of the Baker Hill Road District say the little-known quasi-public authority is still a needed entity that provides considerable revenue to the town.
The award is given in honor of Kelley, a teacher who retired as principal of Johnson and Sarah T. Haskins schools. It is presented each year to the educator who exemplifies the ideal teacher through their dedication, skills and understanding of children.
The 195 Taconic High School seniors graduated from the school's football field on Sunday surrounded by a large crowd of friends and family.
The audience — who filled up the field with lawn chairs from home — was not shy when it came to cheering for their loved ones' achievements.
Town Administrator Jay Green told the Selectmen on Wednesday that currently there are no open COVID-19 cases in town. Green said public buildings are now open but residents are still encouraged to wear masks for the time being.
Bressette was last seen at the former Price Chopper on Route 2 in North Adams on May 5, 2014. He was reported missing on May 7, 2014 and on May 8, 2014, New York Police discovered his body on a rooftop in Bronx, N.Y. He died from multiple gunshot wounds.
A majority of the student speakers acknowledged post-high school paths that don't involve going to college. They emphasized that those who choose to pursue a trade, enroll in the military, or even take a year off should be celebrated equally.
A group of social workers commissioned by the town has begun a long-term community assessment research project, and it is encouraging all residents to share their feelings in confidential one-on-one interviews.
In the Pittsfield Economic Development Authority's first meeting since fall 2020, interim Director Michael Coakley reported that the cultivators' goal is to start site work and foundation work this fall.
In reflections both sweeping and intimate, the Mount Greylock Regional School's 2021 class speakers Saturday talked about the often frightening ways the world has changed them and how the school prepared them to change the world.
If you were not able to make it to Wednesday's annual town meeting, you can always catch the replay.
Of course, the same can be said for just about any municipal meeting in town thanks to WilliNet, the local community access television station dedicated to being "an avenue of free speech for the people of Williamstown to communicate, educate, and entertain."
Beginning Monday through Friday, contractors will initiate curb removal on the following streets: Hawthorne Avenue, Oxford Street, Brenton Terrace, Cadwell Road, Velma Avenue, Westview Road, Scott Drive and Buel Street.
The city remains in the green risk category for having less than four COVID-19 infections per 100,000 people and is one day away from entering the lowest risk gray category for having less than five reported cases.
On the fifth and final day of preliminary budget hearings last week, the City Council passed four departmental budgets without amendments and passed a fiscal 2022 operating budget of $179,205,963, which was amended from the originally proposed $179,410,963.
As outlined in the Massachusetts Drought Management Plan, a Level 1-Mild Drought warrants detailed monitoring of drought conditions, close coordination among state and federal agencies, and technical outreach and assistance to the affected municipalities.
The Berkshire Business and Professional Women (BBPW) are accepting applications for the 2021 Career Advancement Scholarship program that supports the unique needs of non-traditional women students through June 18.
Meghan St. John, creator of a new podcast called Speak Little Forest, recently delved into the topic of maintaining mental health with Pam Coley McCann, a licensed clinical social worker with a private practice in the Berkshires and Associate Professor of Human Services at Berkshire Community College (BCC).